“My aim has always been to score goals for the benefit of the team.”- Harmanpreet Singh

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Dragflick Newsdesk : Dragflicker Harmanpreet Singh scored a hat-trick as the Indian Men’s Hockey Team pulled off a thrilling 4-3 win over England in the FIH Hockey Pro League at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Sunday, 3 April 2022. With his hat-trick, the India defender took his total international goals tally to more than 100.

Speaking after the win, Harmanpreet said that all the career goals he has scored so far are memorable for him.

“My aim has always been to score goals for the benefit of the team. Even if I score one or two goals, or don’t score any, I always look to help the team in any which way I can. All my goals are memorable for me and are my favourite ones – because I scored them for India,” Harmanpreet Singh said after the match.

India pulled off wins in both the games against England, winning the first one 3-3 (3-2) in the shootout. With the wins, India climbed to the top of the FIH Hockey Pro League 2021/22 table with 21 points in 10 games so far.

Speaking on the opposition’s performance in the double-header, Harmanpreet said that England did not give up till the last minute.

England are a very good team, they did not give up till the last minute. But we also performed well to keep our calm,” Harmanpreet said.

“It is also a learning lesson for us that we need to maintain our lead and the pressure in the match so that we can play freely in the final two quarters,” he added.

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